We are cohosting the Gopher Gala 2016

    It's official. We're pleased to announce we are going to be co-hosting the Gopher Gala 2016.

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    Using binpack with Docker Swarm

    Docker Swarm - Docker's native clustering solution - ships with two main scheduling strategies, spread and binpack. The spread strategy will attempt to spread containers evenly across hosts, whereas t...

    Monitoring Performance in Microservice Architectures

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    The Wheel of Fortune

    Wheel of fortune This is the story of how we came to bring a wheel of fortune to DockerConEU 2015!

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    Cloud Native Computing

    Introduction A decade ago, Amazon released AWS. Since then, the adoption of public clouds, like GCE, Rackspace, Joyent, CiscoCloud and many others, along with tools such as CloudStack and OpenShift fo...

    'Using Docker' book signing with Adrian Mouat at DockerConEU'15

    Adrian Mouat, author of 'Using Docker' will be signing books at the Container Solutions booth at DockerConEU'15 on Tuesday the 17th at 15:00.

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    Caveats of running Mesos cluster in Docker containers

    The Problem In our efforts to simplify and speed-up the MiniMesos Testing Framework, we decided to move away from a Docker-in-Docker implementation to one where each node ran in their own containers. ...

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    Linux System Programming course

    At Container Solutions, we are a learning organisation. We're always digging deeper into the issues at hand, asking questions not only about how something should be solved but also what the underlying...

    Trying out Kubernetes

    In this post I'll describe what the steps are to achieve a simple way to get Kubernetes running. A single node Kubernetes setup can be convenient for kicking the tires, testing and local development.